DISCLAIMER: This was common act for its time: a white actor or actress paints their face with dark makeup to perform a “black-face routine” as it was called. Here is one such as it appears in the movie Honolulu.
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Burns and Allen also starred with Fred Astaire in A Damsel in Distress. Here they are doing a dance to part of the film’s Gershwin score that the couple actually taught to the master of dance.